By Terri Langan
In this learning activity you'll review the basic three step writing process used by many writers.
Thinking About the Topic: Considering Your Purpose for Writing
By Deborah Seline
In this learning activity you'll review the four main purposes for writing documents: expressive, literary, persuasive, and reality.
Barriers to Critical Thinking: Errors in Judgment
By Andrea Krabbe
The learners will explore the Errors in Judgment: Barriers to Critical Thinking and how it affects their decision-making processes.
Barriers to Effective Listening
By Therese Nemec
Learners examine the seven most common barriers to effective listening and consider suggestions for how to overcome these barriers. This interactive object contains audio.
Using "They're," "There," and "Their" Correctly
By Joan Hoffmann
In this learning activity you'll review and practice using "they're," "there," and "their" correctly.
Test Your Tenses: The Game That Has You Testing Your Recall of Verb Tenses
By Anne Blahnik
In this learning activity you'll practice entering the plural present, plural present perfect, past, and past perfect forms of verbs.
Test Your Tenses 2
In this learning activity you'll practice writing the correct verb form in this interactive exercise.
The Enclosed Chambered Metering System
By Steve Utschig
In this animated object, learners examine how an enclosed chambered metering system operates.
Rotary Die Cutter
Learners view video clips of operation procedures.
By Gretchen Grimm
In this learning activity you'll create a focused speech topic by using a focused pyramid.
Know What Learn
By Wendy Osburn
Methods for teaching reading
Logical Reasoning in Speeches -"Either/Or" Fallacy
By Dr. Cynthia Ellenbecker
In this learning activity you'll be introduced to the either/or fallacy.
The Question and Answer Period
By Dr. Rose Marie Mastricola
In this learning activity you'll explore the guidelines for an effective question and answer period after giving a speech.
By David Wehmeyer
The student watches a car move through a city and writes directions based on the car's route.
By Marilyn Carien
In this learning activity you'll practice writing a story with specific and interesting details.
Confusing Words--It's, Its
By Rosie Bunnow
The student reviews definitions of it's/its and completes a practice exercise.
Confusing Words -- Then, Than
The student reviews definitions of then/than and completes a practice exercise.
Confusing Words --May be, Maybe
The student reviews definitions of may be/maybe and completes a practice exercise.
Singular Possessive Nouns
By SWTC Communication Department
Students review the rules for writing the possessive form of most singular nouns. They then complete an exercise.
Can You Speak Hmong?
By Virginia Kirsch
In this learning activity you'll see and hear basic Hmong phrases.
Identifying External Noise
By Mary Brignall
The learner will read a mini-lecture defining external noise and will complete an activity.
Concluding Your Speech
In this learning activity you'll review a conclusion and decide how effectively it summarized a speech. You'll also gain some tips for writing your own speech conclusion.
Introducing Your Speech
In this learning activity you'll analyze an introduction and determine whether or not it was effective. You'll also gain an understanding of what makes an effective introduction.
The You View
By Jennifer McIntosh, Barbara Laedtke
Learners will write effective business messages that incorporate a second-person point of view and focus on the benefit to the reader. This approach is often used to create positive messages, neutral messages, and inquiry messages in business settings.
The Reality of Sterotypes
In this learning activity, the user will understand how believing in and using common stereotypes can get in the way of working together.